Top 6 Paris locations for a stunning pre-wedding shoot

Aug 24, 2021 | Planning

It’s no secret that Paris is full of stunning locations, making it the picture perfect destination for a pre-wedding engagement shoot. Paris wedding planner Wonderstruck Events knows the city well and today shares her top scenic spots for spectacular photos. Owner Ariel can even arrange a bespoke pre-wedding photoshoot for you with a special limited-time planning package she is offering this fall (details at the end of the post).

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Photography by Molly Carr

The Louvre

If you are short on time, the Louvre is an excellent location with incredible architecture and multiple facades. The former royal residence borders The Tuileries Garden and Palais Royal, offering an amazing variety of backdrops for your photos. Bad weather? Not to worry — the dramatic (covered) passageways are the perfect shelter for a rainy day in Paris.

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The Eiffel Tower

It surely doesn’t get more iconic than this historical landmark. Place du Trocadéro offers a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower that is perfect for a sunrise shoot (sans tourists). The Seine river bank offers an equally lovely scenic view of Paris’ architectural jewel.
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Photography by Adelyn Boling

Île Saint-Louis

This delightful island is the oldest part of the city and it doesn’t get more charming than its narrow cobblestoned streets and idyllic views of the Notre Dame. It is the perfect location for a more paired-back look — think flowing dresses with beautiful movement.
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Jardin des Tuileries

A beautiful location filled with lush greenery and natural beauty, this expansive garden offers a peaceful escape from the city. Visiting in the autumn? Be sure not to miss the picturesque avenue lined with chestnut trees — the fall foliage is très magnifique!
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Petit Palais

For the glamorous couple, Le Petit Palais features one of the most opulent gold doorways in the city. Does your gown have a dramatic train or exquisite back details? There is no place better to perfect your over-the-shoulder pose than on these grand front steps.
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Pont Alexandre III

An extravagant bridge with ornate details, this is the perfect location for golden sunset photos overlooking the Seine River. Quel romantique!

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Pre-wedding shoot in Paris by Wonderstruck Events

If you're tempted by an engagement shoot in Paris, check out the bespoke planning and design package from Wonderstruck Events. Enjoy exploring the stunning city with your beau while capturing some heirloom images, without any of the stress as Ariel will take care of all logistics and details. Available October 1-19, 2021 only.

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Photography by Adelyn Boling and Molly Carr. Engagement shoot team: Photography: Beige Weddings | Planning and design: Janna Brown | Assistant styling: Wonderstruck Events | Beauty: Julia Goetz | Gown: Top Bridal Paris

Tags: Paris, France

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